Maton EBG808 TE

Tommy Emmanuel Signature 808 Guitar with AP5-Pro Pickup

  • 'AAA' Sitka Spruce with Queensland Maple back and sides
  • Chrome Grover Machine Heads
  • AP5-pro Pickup system with separate microphone and piezo adjustments
RRP: $3,599.00
$2,849.00
SKU
133811
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  • Maton

If you've ever seen Tommy Emmanuel perform you will know he is one of the world's greatest guitarists, and one of the most inspirational musicians on the planet. 

It takes a great guitar to meet the demands of such a great player. Designed in conjunction with guitar great Tommy Emmanuel, the TE series guitars are an outstanding tribute to Tommy's musicianship and Maton's superior craftsmanship.

Built to Tommys specifications, the TE series provides the huge tone and performance you would expect from a guitar bearing the name.

Tommy looks for a guitar with superb tone, capable of the most delicate expression as well as the most ferocious attack. The neck must stay true regardless of the rigours of international travel and the guitar needs to perform at its peak, from Rome, to Nashville, to Sydney!

Maton's Tommy Emmanuel models feature a Mother of Pearl block inlay on the 12th Fret, engraved with "C.G.P." The acronym stands for "Certified Guitar Player," a title bestowed on Tommy by Chet Atkins and held by only 3 other guitarists in the world - John Knowles, Jerry Reed and Steve Warriner.

Key Features:

  • 'AAA' Sitka Spruce Top with Queensland Maple back and sides
  • Tortoiseshell pickguard
  • Ivory Outer Binding
  • Herringbone Rosette with 95mm soundhole
  • AP5-Pro pickup system with separate microphone and piezo adjustments
  • Elixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze 12-53
  • Hard case included

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Specifications

Specifications
BrandMaton
Body Shape000 & 808
Left / Right-HandedRight-Handed
Number of Strings6
Pickup TypeAP5 Pro
ControlsMicrophone, Piezo, Bass, Treble, Mid, Volume, FQ
Solid TopYes
Top Wood"AAA Select" Grade Sitka Spruce
Solid Back & SidesYes
Back & Sides MaterialMaple
CutawayNo
Neck MaterialSelect Queensland Maple
Neck Radius304.8mm (12")
Fretboard MaterialPau Ferro
Number of Frets21
Nut Width44.1mm (1.736" - 1 47/64")
Nut MaterialBone
Machine HeadsChrome Grover Rotomatic
Bridge MaterialPau Ferro
Scale Length64.77cm (25.5")
CaseHard Case Included
ColourHoney Stan Satin Natural Finish
Manufacturer Model NumberEBG808TE
Gross Shipping Weight - Volumetric (kgs) 26.500000
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